Punta Cana Vacations
Your Punta Cana vacation
The second largest nation in the Caribbean, the Dominican Republic is lined with idyllic stretches of sand and surf just waiting to be discovered. You'll find the island decked in resort luxury which -- together with neighboring Bávaro -- spans some 100 miles on the furthest east coast.
Travelers from around the world pamper themselves with Punta Cana vacations at all-inclusive resorts, complemented by dining in fine restaurants, golfing at championship courses and an array of water-based fun.
Insider tips for Punta Cana travel
For dancing outside the limits of your resort, Imagine Nightclub offers more than 115,000 square feet of space for dancing and having fun.
Need a stylish bathing suit, jewelry or special gift? AltaMar, an upscale Dominican retail chain, has multiple locations, including Galleries de Punta Cana and the Riu Palace.
For a scenic, off-the-beaten-track day trip, head to Caño Hondo, which has uncrowded beaches, picturesque streams and a large forest preserve.
Spend an afternoon in Higuey, the charming capital of Altagracia Province. The strikingly modern Basilica of Our Lady of Altagracia is the most-photographed site here.
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Mediterranean-style Punta Cana hotel spoils with all-inclusive luxury Barcelo Punta Cana – All-Inclusive, a beachfront resort on the eastern shores of the Dominican Republic, accommodates travelers with a taste for restaurant hopping, gambling, water sports and simply... More
All-inclusive Punta Cana beach oasis with resort-wide freeform poolDreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa – All Inclusive brings fantasy to life on the secluded beachfront landscape at Playas Uvero Alto in Punta Cana. The resort design angles accommodations away from the... More
Romantic, all-inclusive Punta Cana hotel on the oceanfront Steps from the powder-white sands of Bavaro Beach is the Majestic Elegance Punta Cana. The hotel attracts everyone from families to couples looking for a romantic getaway. Facilities include beach cabanas and... More
Punta Cana all inclusive, all junior suite resort with Jacuzzi, New Colonial Club adults only sectionAn oceanfront resort on a beautiful shore, Majestic Colonial Punta Cana - All Inclusive provides all-inclusive options for families who love variety and couples alike.... More
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Come see what it really means to get away from it all. At Excellence Punta Cana we surround you with luxury. We seclude you among palms on a perfect powdery -sand beach. We invite you to experience the natural friendliness of people who call the Caribbean home and to... More
Comfort, luxury and convenience on the pristine beach of Punta CanaGuests at the Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe – All Inclusive benefit from a calm, picturesque location and a wide range of modern conveniences and services. This elegant resort provides guests with a... More
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White sands by day and glittering waters by night at Punta Cana resortHard Rock Hotel and Casino Punta Cana brings luxury to 121 acres on the coconut coast where aquamarine coral reef waters and palm groves adorn this in-demand Caribbean destination. The broad... More
Large Caribbean resort at coastal golf course Gran Bahia Principe Bavaro – All Inclusive is a regal Spanish colonial style resort between Punta Blanca Golf Course and the white sands of the coconut coast. Have an active vacation with water sports, and unwind on ... More
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Contemporary Caribbean oasis close to Bavaro Beach Barcelo Bavaro Beach - Adults Only - All Inclusive is a luxury resort complex in Punta Cana tucked close to the white sands of Bavaro Beach. The all-inclusive resort features Club Premium VIP Lounge, 350-seat theater,... More
Punta Cana resort sparkles with swim-out suites, luxury spaThe sprawling villa façade of Sanctuary Cap Cana is only one clue to the grandeur that lies within. The Spanish Colonial-inspired resort spares no opulence. Guests retire to spacious suites and villas-some with... More
Flights to Punta Cana
|Newark||Punta Cana||Fri, Jan 24 - Fri, Jan 31||$482|
|New York||Punta Cana||Sun, Feb 2 - Mon, Feb 10||$419|
|Miami||Punta Cana||Sat, Jan 4 - Sat, Jan 11||$394|
|Chicago||Punta Cana||Thu, Jan 30 - Thu, Feb 6||$460|
|Boston||Punta Cana||Thu, Jan 9 - Tue, Jan 14||$428|
|Washington DC||Punta Cana||Sat, Jan 25 - Sat, Feb 1||$457|
|Los Angeles||Punta Cana||Sat, Jan 25 - Sat, Feb 1||$450|
|Dallas||Punta Cana||Fri, Jan 31 - Tue, Feb 4||$562|
|Philadelphia||Punta Cana||Tue, Jan 21 - Tue, Jan 28||$356|
|Detroit||Punta Cana||Sun, Jan 12 - Thu, Jan 16||$467|
|Atlanta||Punta Cana||Sat, Jan 25 - Sat, Feb 1||$424|
|San Juan||Punta Cana||Wed, Dec 25 - Mon, Jan 6||$276|
Punta Cana highlights
Put on your swimsuit and hit Cabeza de Toro, where the white sand and "Blue Flag" certification draws sun worshippers. Bávaro Beach is highly walkable and convenient to many hotels. Uvero Alto is another top Punta Cana beach, especially the golden sands along Macao.
Meet numerous tropical birds and reptiles that call this 81-square-mile park home. Stroll lush, orchid-filled gardens and exhibits that highlight Taino Indian culture.
Dolphin Island Park
A tour guide will whisk you by boat out to platforms where you'll snorkel and swim with the dolphins.
House Museum of Ponce de León
Connect with the region's history at the House Museum of Ponce de León, the famous explorer who lived here in 1505 before heading on to Florida.
Fun Fun Cave
Part of the "fun fun" is getting here: You'll rappel down into a network of caves and underground caverns, linked by a four-mile subterranean river.
Indigenous Eyes Ecological Park
Hike trails brimming with colorful and dramatic tropical plants and scenic lagoons.
Grab an underwater camera and head to offshore wrecks and pristine waters along Catalina Island and Saona Island where nurse sharks, green moray eels and lobsters are among the local residents. The Marinarium Marine Park and Aquarium also organizes snorkeling cruises.
Hop aboard a beach buggy or ATV for a bouncy, fun-filled zip along the coast.
One of the world's best spots for billfish, late October is ideal for catching mahi-mahi, tuna, mackerel, swordfish and sailfish.
Punta Cana Ecological Reserve
Nature lovers get their fix on this lush reserve. Spreading across 1,500 acres, you'll meet native butterflies, moths, beetles and more.
Several of the area's best resort hotels have their own golf courses, making Punta Cana vacations a logical favorite for golfers. Tee off at Punta Espada Golf Club, the first of three Jack Nicklaus signature courses at Cap Cana, where eight holes hug the Caribbean.